The pause that refreshes

March 1992
U.S. News & World Report;3/23/92, Vol. 112 Issue 11, The Best Graduate Schools p64
Compares and contrasts management development programs at a variety of universities, including Harvard and Duke University. The growth of such programs; Whether these programs benefit the customers as much as the schools; Companies are demandingbetter returns on their investments; How Massachusetts Institute of Technology has responded by customizing courses for individual companies.


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